kandahar in Yuri Kozyrev’s View

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - A checkpoint manned by Afghan police. Photo by Yuri Kozyrev

Kandahar, specific districts like the Arghandab district, that surrounds Kandahar city, are the focus of a major upcoming NATO military operation aimed at squeezing the Taliban out of their southern strongholds. The Taliban have launched a counteroffensive that has included killing government officials and attacking anyone seen as allied with the government or Afghan security forces.

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